Edgar G. "Sonny" Mouton Jr.

Edgar Gonzague "Sonny" Mouton Jr. (September 22, 1929 – March 24, 2016) was an attorney from Lafayette, Louisiana, who was a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1964 to 1966 and the Louisiana State Senate from 1966 to 1980. He ran unsuccessfully for governor in the 1979 nonpartisan blanket primary.

Edgar G. "Sonny" Mouton Jr.
Louisiana State Senate (now District 23)
In office
1966–1980
Preceded byGarland L. Bonin
Succeeded byAllen Bares
President pro tempore of the Louisiana State Senate
In office
1976–1980
Preceded byMichael O’Keefe
Succeeded bySamuel B. Nunez Jr.
Louisiana State Representative for Lafayette Parish
In office
1964–1966
Preceded byRichard J. Bertrand
Succeeded byRoderick Miller
Personal details
Born(1929-09-22)September 22, 1929
Lafayette, Louisiana
DiedMarch 24, 2016(2016-03-24) (aged 86)
Lafayette, Louisiana
Resting placeCalvary Cemetery in Lafayette, Louisiana
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Patsy Dauphin Mouton
ChildrenFour daughters
Parent(s)Edgar G., Sr., and Myrtle Grevemberg Mouton
Alma materCathedral High School
Tulane University
OccupationAttorney

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Preceded by
At-large members:

Louis J. Michot


Richard J. Bertrand
Louisiana State Representative for Lafayette Parish
Edgar Gonzague "Sonny" Mouton Jr.

1964–1966
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Garland L. Bonin
Louisiana State Senator for now
District 23 (Lafayette Parish)

Edgar Gonzague "Sonny" Mouton Jr.

1966–1980
Succeeded by
Preceded by Louisiana State Senate President Pro Tempore
Edgar Gonzague "Sonny" Mouton Jr.

1976–1980
Succeeded by